Musings

Summer Rules, Applied Improvisation, and the Complequity Tool

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Summer is, by far, my most favorite season. It’s no wonder that the Solid Fire Consulting logo looks a little like a Summer sun ablaze or the volunteer sunflower in […]

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Cycling Among Generativity, Immobility, Self-Care, and Social Engagement: Finding Your Transformative Point

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Seventeen months, seven seasons, and eighteen demonstrations after the presidential election, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waking up most mornings and spending most days cycling between two […]

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Fierce Self Care and Shouldless Days

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Here in New York City, we are experiencing an unusual and very welcome spate of warm, gorgeous days, free of the usual thick, oppressive humidity. For me, Summer is about […]

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Sitting With Discomfort, Moving Towards Action: Developing a Racial Equity Lens

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

During these trying times, when I ask people the question, “What are you looking forward to this spring?” responses range from “Nothing; fascism has arrived” to “My grandchild’s first steps.” […]

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Organizational Change and the Soul: The Need for Collective Reflective Sentience

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

My New Year’s intention is to read and share more poetry, and I’ve been immersed in the work of David Whyte –poet, philosopher, and organizational speaker. I’ve been reading Whyte’s book […]

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The Air We Breathe: Noticing and Shifting Organizational Culture

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

“How are we showing up for each another?” “How can we listen more deeply?” “How can we bring our full selves to work?” Increasingly, I’m finding that organizations are asking […]

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